Save the Date: First Annual DisAbility Summit

February 5, 2016 by | Uncategorized

1st Annual DisAbility Summit May 3, 2016 9 am – 12 noon Musco Center for the Arts Chapman University   The Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) on Disability and Autism is a new think tank that gathers data and develops its own independent research to study and, when appropriate, advocate on


Rising graduation rates aren't full story for students with disabilities

February 2, 2016 by | Uncategorized

According to research by the US Department of Education, graduation rates for high school students with disabilities has trended positively over the last three years. Since the 2010-2011 school year, graduation rates have increased 4.1 percent. The hard work of educators has also resulted in record high graduation rates across the country. This is very exciting


Disability Studies: An interview with Dr. Phil Ferguson

January 26, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Thompson Policy Institute is proud to introduce its first interview. Our interviews strive to share insight about the disability community in hopes to ultimately impact policy change. Thompson Policy Institute explores and researches topics such as education, housing and integrated communities for people and families with disability and autism. This interview features Chapman University professor

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